Weirauch, Wendy

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff, Houston, Texas

HP Impact: HPImpact: Help in developing a lessons-learned database

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Many organizations in the engineering and construction industry recognize the importance of a lessons-learned program (LLP), which plays an essential role in knowledge management systems. In such orga..

HP Impact: HPImpact: Plant construction activity stays elevated worldwide

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The number of projects reported in the HPI Construction Boxscore continues to reach new highs. Projects increased by 12% from 2007 levels to total 5,029. This increase occurred despite increasing worr..

HP Impact: HPImpact: Think tank proposes strategies to ensure global energy security

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

A new report released by Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy suggests strategies to deal with the current turmoil in the global energy markets, including the role of petrodollars in t..

HP Impact: HPImpact: Ambitious CO2 targets in US could shift world gas trade flows

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Traditionally, world gas markets have operated as three largely self-contained regions: 1) the Americas; 2) Europe, Africa and the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States; 3) and Asia-Paci..

HP Impact: HPImpact: Middle East overtakes Asia-Pacific as key oil-consuming center

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Asia-Pacific has been an engine of growth for global oil demand for many years, while Middle East growth has not been as substantial until recent years. "Between 2000 and 2007, Middle East petroleum c..

HP Impact: HPImpact: IEA: continued market 'tightness' in medium term

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

A new medium-term analysis from the International Energy Agency (IEA) attempts to analyze where oil demand is headed over the next five years. "Record prices in the oil market in recent months have be..

HP Impact: HPImpact: 'Better than even' odds for 20% more US coal-fired capacity

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

A large number of selective catalytic reduction (SCR) and flue gas desulfurization (FGD) systems have been ordered as a result of the US Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR). A big revenue peak is expecte..

HP Impact: HPImpact: Demand for pumps to expand 4.4%/yr over five years

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

 WENDY WEIRAUCH, Managing Editor       Comments? Write:WW@HydrocarbonProcessing.com The global market for fluid handling pumps is f..

HP In Brief: HPIn Brief

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

BP's annual energy analysis The world's fossil fuel resource base remains sufficient to support growing levels of production, but industry continue..

HP Impact: HPImpact: First East Coast US LNG facility in 30 years receives cargo

Weirauch, Wendy, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

In mid-May, a state-of-the-art vessel arrived at the new Northeast Gateway Deepwater LNG port, officially beginning the facility's commercial operations. Operating approximately 18 mi east of Boston i..